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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1969.2993.1-2 (RS8295)

Description

Pair of silver plated rectangular shoe buckles, beaded border and small rope edge; bar fastener

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1925
Inscriptions
"1432" on both. There are also undistinguishable diamond shaped hallmarks on both. (Stamped)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/2 in (1); 1 1/2 in (2) x 2 1/8 in (1); 2 1/8 in (2) x 1/2 in (1); 1/2 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2993.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100675
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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